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What is a Root Canal?

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Root Canal Therapy Can Save Your Tooth & Surrounding Tissue The field of dental care often gets a bad reputation because of portrayals in many different media. Visits to the dentists are shown as painful and all-around bad experiences. It doesn’t matter what treatment is shown. One of the treatments with the worst reputation out of all of them is …

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July 18th: Dental Awareness Day

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Being Aware of Proper Dental Care Can Lead to Countless Benefits Throughout the year, there are countless days on the calendar that are set up in celebration of or in awareness of certain causes and traditions. For those in the world of dentistry, July 18th marks Dental Awareness Day. This is a time for dentists, oral hygienists, and others in …

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How Smoking Affects Your Mouth

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Smoking’s Effect On Your Mouth Should Not Be Overlooked Smoking’s effect in developing cardiovascular disease and lung cancer has become well documented over the years. However, how smoking affects your mouth is a much less talked about issue, yet one that is just as serious. The effect smoking has on your mouth has become an increasingly popular topic over the …

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Foods that Promote a Healthy Smile

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A Healthy Diet is as Important to Your Teeth as Your Body It is commonly known that a good diet can go a long way in improving the overall health of your body. However, what you eat also plays quite a large role in the health of your teeth as well. There are plenty of foods that promote a healthy …

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Preventing Oral Cancer

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Oral Cancer Can Drastically Affect Your Life When it comes to managing your oral health, the majority of people focus their attention on eliminating bad breath, improving the whiteness of their teeth, or preventing cavities. While all of these are important to focus on, they are not the only issues that need attention. Oral cancer is a very real and …

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Foods That Stain Your Teeth

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As we grow older, we notice that our teeth become less white and bright as they were when we were young. It is important to ensure that you are taking care of your smile to avoid oral problems, especially that of tooth decay and gum disease. While keeping your mouth healthy is of utmost importance, naturally, we also are concerned …

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Facts About Gum Disease

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Did you know that over 80% of the adult population experience some variation or level of gum disease? With periodontal disease, or gum disease, being so common and risky, it is extremely important to have a good understanding of the condition yet many people do not. What is gum disease? Periodontal diseases affect the gums and surrounding tissues of the …

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Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

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Dental X-rays are a common and extremely useful tool that allows dentists to see parts of the mouth he could not see otherwise. Without X-rays, various damages and diseases that cannot be seen in a normal dental exam would go unnoticed and potentially cause much more harm and permanent damage than if the problem was caught earlier on by a …

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5 Tips for Healthier Teeth

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It is important to realize the importance of taking care of your teeth. If you want a healthy mouth and smile that will last you a lifetime, you have to ensure you are engaging in all the necessary steps in keeping your oral health in check. You should practice oral health daily and make it a habit, as well as …

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

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Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month? You may be wondering what that means. The purpose of this month is awareness. Thousands of healthcare professionals, dentists, healthcare providers, and educators come together in February to bring and spread awareness to parents all over about the importance of keeping their child’s mouth healthy and teaching them good …

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Home Remedies For Toothaches

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If you are suffering from an ongoing toothache, the most important step to take is going to your family dentist in Irving to find out what the underlying cause is. Knowing what it is that is causing the toothache will be the best and most efficient way to alleviate the pain, swelling, sensitivity, discomfort or other various symptoms. While we …

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Signs You Have A Healthy Mouth

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Oral care should be a top priority for you and your family. Your oral care doesn’t just directly affect your smile, but your overall health. Ensure you are engaging in a proper daily oral-care routine to not only keep your smile beautiful but to keep yourself healthy and save yourself time and money in the future. If you do in …

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How to Speed Up Wisdom Teeth Surgery Recovery

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Having one’s wisdom teeth removed can be intimidating for some people, but unfortunately, it is something that the majority of us must go through at some point in our lives. While this surgery usually takes place as a young adult, some of us only endure it later on. The recovery process varies from person to person, while some have a …

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5 Root Canal Myths Debunked

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Of all the procedures to have done on your mouth, root canals are claimed to be one of the most painful. But it’s not all about pain, though. There is a lot of misinformation about root canals that can be scary to those who have been told by their dentist to get one. The goal here isn’t to scare anybody …

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Vaping and Your Oral Health

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While it is no secret how dangerous and bad cigarettes are for your overall health, many people don’t realize how bad they are specifically for your oral health. Smoking cigarettes can cause mouth cancer as well as immensely increase your risks of gum disease. Smoking typical tobacco cigarettes also causes staining and yellowing of the teeth, bad breath, and can …

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Dry Mouth: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

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Dry mouth, which is also known as xerostomia, is a condition that occurs when your salivary glands aren’t producing enough saliva in your mouth. It is quite the pesky and uncomfortable oral condition. When you are suffering from this condition your mouth will likely feel dry and parched. Other more complicated symptoms can occur because of dry mouth, which includes …

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4 Dental Health Myths Debunked

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Did you know that your oral health is largely congruent with your overall health? When it comes to being healthy, we are constantly hearing all kinds of myths about things that are healthy or unhealthy for us. Sure, you likely know the basics of taking good care of your teeth and mouth such as, brush twice a day, floss daily, …

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What To Expect After A Root Canal Treatment

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If you are about to have a root canal for the first time, you may be wondering what you should expect after the treatment. Many patients get quite nervous when they hear the words, “root canal,” but it is much less scary than you might think. Although it may seem undesirable, you will actually feel much better after the procedure …